by Unknown | 9/01/2008 10:11:00 AM
History Carnival LXVIII is up at Osprey Publishing Blog. Congratulations to Valtin, whose post on the death of Kim Soo-Im made the Carnival this month.

Britannica Blog has been posting some excellent old footage of Presidential acceptance speeches at conventions. Here's William Jennings Bryan (audio only), Dwight Eisenhower, John Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton.

It's Enlightenment philosophers week in the blogosphere -- okay, not really, but it sure seems like it. Lori Stokes, in a post I nominated for the History Carnival but which wasn't chosen, writes aout the reception of Thomas Hobbbes in America. And at Britannica Blog (them again), Ian Grant has a post on the continuing relevance of the Scottish Enlightenment.

Finally, in honor of Labor Day, here's Lee Hays, Pete Seeger, Fred Heatherton, and the inimitable Ronnie Gilbert singing "Union Miners":

What's on your mind?